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Select hardier palms, such as cabbage palm, windmill palm, Mediterranean fan palm, Canary Island date palm, palmetto and needle palm.
Two hours before dawn on a mid-April morning, a single 10-inch mortar traced a line through the dark palmetto sky and exploded above a building where 87 Americans sat surrounded by six thousand of their countrymen.
Highland County Sheriff’s Office said Ebersole, 46, got chased into a palmetto patch just off U.S. 98.
Go deep into the trails at Rattlesnake Ridge and take in the wet pine flatwoods, scrub oaks and palmettos covering acres of sandy swells.
Deer, bobcats, minks, otters, red wolves and black fox squirrels hide among live oak, palmetto and pine.
Its eight thousand acres of flat, shadeless terrain are punctuated by frizzy palmettos and oaks dripping with Spanish moss, which appear to be melting in the heat of the great American South.
The restaurant’s chandeliers could have been plucked from a nearby Victorian mansion, while the wicker furniture on the second-floor pool deck seems inspired by the palmetto baskets of the local Gullah people.
The swampy lowlands were rich with flowering plants, palmettos and ferns.
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